University of  Lethbridge

Co-Operative Education and WIL Instructor

Position Summary:

Career Bridge Centre for Work-integrated Learning and Career Development is currently seeking a full-time (continuing) Co-op Coordinator and WIL Instructor. The start date for the position is January 3rd, 2023.

Combining academic programs, career services, and the My Experience Transcript platform, Career Bridge is a multifaceted team of experts and service providers working together to support WIL, EL, and Career Development across campus.

Applicants should hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) in addition to prior experience in co-operative education and/or work-integrated learning. Demonstrated experience as a WIL practitioner and/or WIL scholarship is preferred. Applicants must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills, public speaking, teaching, and presentation skills; a demonstrated passion for work-integrated learning; proven ability to solve problems and mediate as well as to work effectively within shifting deadlines and priorities. Some travel is required.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Academic Director, and in collaboration with the Career Bridge team, including co-op coordinators, the career services team, the My Experience Transcript (MET) advisor, as well as internal and external stakeholder groups. Duties will include teaching, evaluating, recruiting, supervising, and assessing students involved in the Cooperative Education & Applied Studies programs, developing positive working relationships with employers, engaging with work-integrated learning pedagogy and curriculum development; and maintaining a high level of professionalism, commitment, and sensitivity to the needs of all partners. The successful candidate will be expected to acquire a working and evolving knowledge of academic requirements, job preparation skills and the labour market. Responsibilities will also include related administrative duties as well as participation in departmental and institutional recruitment and retention initiatives.

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